အရိုး

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Burmese[edit]

အရိုး

Etymology[edit]

အ- (a.-) +‎ ရိုး (rui:, bone), the latter from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *rus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Phonetic respelling: အ'ရိုး
  • IPA(key): /ʔəjó/
  • Romanization: MLCTS: a.rui: • ALA-LC: ’arui″ • BGN/PCGN: ăyo: • Okell: ăyoù

Noun[edit]

အရိုး (a.rui:)

  1. bone
  2. lineage, pedigree
    • 1962, Hla Pe, Burmese Proverbs, London: John Murray, pp. 18 and 90:
      cɛʔhmɑ ə`yo luhmɑ ə`myo
      conventional orthography:
      ကြက်မှာ အရိုး လူမှာ အမျိုး။
      krakhma a.rui: luhma a.myui:||
      With fowls, the pedigree; with men, breeding.

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